Entries Tagged as Default Prevention

Shoptalk to continue blog; suspend email distribution

November 03, 2015 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · 4 Comments

For over 25 years, TG has published Shoptalk, its industry newsletter. It launched as a monthly print publication in 1990, went electronic — and weekly — in 2001, and converted to a blog with continued weekly distribution in 2001. Effective with this week's edition, Shoptalk will no longer issue the weekly digest version via email, but will continue to post articles to the blog to help you stay in tune with industry announcements, policy changes, and TG updates.

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Take a tour of the borrower's online experience with HigherEDGE

March 24, 2015 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

HigherEDGE® Default Management Solutions

Among the many benefits for a school working with TG's HigherEDGE® Default Management Solutions is a dedicated webpage for the school's borrowers. Each page contains an abundance of resources to inform the borrower about his or her options before and during repayment. This raises borrower awareness and confidence, while reinforcing the message that HigherEDGE is there to provide guidance and assistance at every turn.

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ED provides guidance on school responsibilities upon receiving paper in-school deferment forms

March 17, 2015 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

In an electronic announcement (E-ANN) dated March 12, 2015, ED stated that they have received questions from schools indicating that schools are seeing an increase in the number of requests for completion of paper in-school deferment forms.

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Default management at DCCCD: Case study touts web tool as conduit for collaboration with TG's HigherEDGE®

March 10, 2015 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

Among its many success stories, TG's HigherEDGE® Default Management Solutions is proud of its collaborative efforts with Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD). TG highlights this collaboration in a new case study called "Location, Location, Location: How using TG's HigherEDGE® improved a community college district's borrower locate rates and, ultimately, its CDRs."

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Protect your borrowers and your campus against default with HigherEDGE®

February 17, 2015 · HigherEDGE Default Management Solutions · No Comments

HigherEDGE® Default Management Solutions

Like most institutions, colleges and universities buy coverage for all kinds of potential threats, including damage to property, breaches in data security, sickness affecting faculty and staff, and injury to the school's athletes. Student loan default is another area that can leave schools vulnerable, especially given the consequences of high rates. High cohort default rates (CDRs) can imperil a school's eligibility for Title IV, which can have a cascading effect — preventing students from applying for admission and even leading to school closure. If you want to safeguard your institution's CDR — and add value to your own services for student borrowers in the process — consider HigherEDGE® Default Management Solutions.

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Primer on cohort default rates available from TG's HigherEDGE®

February 10, 2015 · HigherEDGE Default Management Solutions · No Comments

HigherEDGE® Default Management Solutions

With the upcoming release of draft cohort default rates (CDRs), student services professionals new to default management or even seasoned industry participants may be seeking to brush up on their CDR know-how. To help with this need, TG's HigherEDGE® offers Behind the Numbers: Making Sense of Cohort Default Rates.

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Research windfall: TG releases updated State of Student Aid, and School and Legislative Fact Sheets

January 27, 2015 · TG Research and Analytical Services · No Comments

Higher education researchers: you just hit the mother lode. TG has published the 2015 edition of three of its premier annual research products: the report State of Student Aid and Higher Education in Texas, School Fact Sheets, and Legislative Fact Sheets.

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Default aversion assistance request data available through myTG Report Center

January 07, 2015 · TG Default Prevention · No Comments

Through myTG Report Center's Delinquent Borrower Portfolio Report, schools are notified whenever any of their current or former Stafford loan borrowers are the subject of a default aversion assistance request (DAAR).

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TG's 2014 winter holiday hours and Shoptalk's schedule

December 19, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

TG will be closed beginning at 3 p.m. C.T. on Wednesday, Dec. 24, and remain closed on Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, 26 for the Christmas holiday. TG will also be closed on Thursday, Jan. 1, for the New Year's holiday.

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TG's Thanksgiving 2014 hours

November 24, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

TG offices will close at noon on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed for the remainder of the week. The next digest will be sent on Tuesday, December 9.

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